PSN Down But Not Out.

Intriguing strategy by PSN. #PSN #gaming

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Yesterday Playstation owners found that not only were they unexpectedly unable to access rudimentary online elements of PSN, things like the store and media streaming services but all multiplayer modes were also down, the big question was why?
Well according to Sony yesterday PSN came under a severe DDOS attack orchestrated by a group named LizardSquad who themselves proudly claimed credit for the act with a number of gaming sites even before Sony had even acknowledged it. The DDOS attack wasn’t the end of things for Sony though as LizardSquad assault went beyond the realm of cyberspace with the tweeting of a bomb threat which delayed a flight carrying Sony Online Entertainment president John Smedley. Needless to say the authorities are now involved in the form of the FBI but more importunately for millions PSN users I’m sure, is the news that the service is back online. Hopefully Sony, Battle.net…

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